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Osteospermum  ecklonis (DC.) Norl.  trib. Calenduleae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Osteospermum  ecklonis (DC.) Norl.  trib. Calenduleae
SynonymsDimorphotheca ecklonis DC. (basionym)
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude200-400m
Description leaves lanceolate to oblanceolate or oblong, ca. 8cm long, dentate, capitula 6-8cm across, disc metallic blue-purple, ligules abaxially blue-purple
Size10-90cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in spring
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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